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Here you should find information to help your transition to Panama City, Florida and your new unit!

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STATION OPERATIONS

The Station operates on a port and starboard duty rotation.  Operations are Hi-Tempo from Memorial weekend thru the summer until Labor Day weekend. This time frame is labeled as our Search and Rescue (SAR) season.  Station Panama City averages 120 SAR cases and conducts 500 boarding’s.  After the SAR season we generally take advantage of the slow tempo to catch up on major boat maintenance while maintaining a high state of readiness.  The station currently operates and maintains two 45ft RBM's and one 29ft RB-S II in support of Homeland Security, SAR, Maritime Law Enforcement and Environmental Protection.

HOUSING:

All personnel at the station live on the economy. Residential rentals off the beach will run an average of $800-$1000. On the beach can run anywhere from $1000 and up. If looking to purchase a house plan on spending any where from $100,000 and up.

FACILITIES:

The station is located next to the Naval Support Activity base (NSA).  NSA has on base medical and dental facilities. Other accommodations include a chapel, gym, navy exchange, and MWR office where you can rent paddle boats, canoes, and kayaks .

ATTRACTIONS:

There are a lot of restaurants to choose from in Panama City. The greatest attraction would have to be the number three rated beach in the US, Panama City Beach. Thousands of people flock to Panama City Beach to hang out and catch the rays.

EDUCATION:

Panama City offers many opportunities to further or start your education. Gulf Coast Community College and FSU of Panama City are two of the most widely used to active duty members and their families.

WEATHER:

Here at Panama City it’s hard to tell where Summer begins and Winter ends. Summer climates can range any where from the low 70s to high 90s with high humidity. Whereas Winter lows are an average 51 degrees and highs about 68.

For information regarding your PCS transfer contact STA PANAMA CITY at 850.234.2377

For information regarding your PCS to CG ANT PANAMA CITY Please Contact: ANT Watch stander at 850.234.2377 Ext. 157

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